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Get Moving! Math Warm-Ups through CLR and Creative Movement

Arts Integration and CLR (culturally and linguistically responsive) teaching fosters many pathways to understanding, particularly as learners acquire academic language. Participants will integrate creative movement with math comparisons and place value over grade...

Planning for Success: Arts Integration Unit Collaboration

We will share how we (music and visual arts teachers) approach unit planning and reflection with our invested grade level teams in order to ensure implementation with fidelity, engagement, and JOY. Supporting Documents: Artful Learning Unit Collaboration Contacts:...

Spotlight on Arts Integration: Connecting with Communities

We will walk through how we (two music teachers) approach arts integration with our communities by sharing our students’ learning and creations with their families, the student body, and the wider community. Visual Art/Music Big Rocks Standards: Create...

Indonesian Arts Integration Unit

Students at Badger in grades 3-6 spent a few months learning about music, dancing, instruments, and puppetry from Bali, West Java, and Sumatra in Indonesia. Culture bearers, Dewa Adnyana and Indah Erdmann (Bali and West Java, respectively) and Professor Sonja Downing...

Reform Movements

There were many issues in the United States moving into the 1800s. There were issues with housing and overcrowding in cities because of immigration and an industrial boom. Working conditions in factories needed to be upgraded for the safety of the workers. Schools and...

Bringing Readers Theater to Life

Students plan and perform radio dramas of folk tales from different parts of the world. Using the study of Foley artists and basic percussion instruments, students will use sound effects and drama techniques to create mood and visualizations for the audience....